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MOSES Organic Farming Conference

The MOSES Conference brings together all kinds of farmers and ag professionals to learn the latest organic production methods and build a supportive community of resilient organic and sustainable farms. Whether you’re certified organic, using organic practices on your sustainable farm, or considering the switch to organic, you’ll find the latest …

Minnesota Organic Conference

Each year, the MDA hosts this conference and trade show for farmers and others interested in organic agriculture. Join us for talks on a range of topics and connect with others involved in organic agriculture. Mark your calendar for January 6-7, 2022!   LEARN MORE

Save the Date! 2022 Agricultural Safety Connection

What is the Agricultural Safety Connection you might ask?  Eight years ago the Eau Claire OSHA office started working with a variety of stakeholders to hold an annual one-day safety training event for FREE.  This event brings a variety of farm safety experts together to provide something more than your usual safety training. You’ll have the opportunity …

CS-CASH Bison Worker Safety and Herd Health Roundtable

Registration is open for the 3rd Annual Bison Worker Safety and Herd Health Roundtable October 13-14, 2021, Rapid City, South Dakota, or join virtually! This event is being hosted by the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) and the InterTribal Buffalo Council (ITBC). Meals and registration are free of charge. One …

National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021 – Farm Safety Yields Real Results

The 2019 data for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the agricultural sector is still the most dangerous in America with 573 fatalities, or an equivalent of 23.1 deaths per 100,000 workers. Fall harvest time can be one of the busiest and most dangerous seasons of the year for the agriculture industry. For this reason, the third week …

Minnesota Farm Safety and Health Week

Agriculture is a critical part of Minnesota’s economy, and Minnesota farmers play an integral role in feeding people across the state and around the world. Agricultural workers account for over 30 percent of work-related deaths in Minnesota, but make up less than two percent of the workforce. Safeguarding the health and well-being of farm owners, …

National Teach Ag Day

The National Teach Ag Day celebration will take place on Thursday, September 16. National Teach Ag Day is designed to encourage others to teach school based agriculture and recognize the important role that agriculture teachers play in our schools and communities.  Every year the National Teach Ag Campaign hosts a live webcast event somewhere in the …

Save the Date! Child Agricultural Safety and Health Workshop

Join us and learn how you can help safeguard children and youth who live, work and play on farms and ranches. This information can be used to develop and enhance childhood agricultural safety strategies for your organization. Interactive sessions will be facilitated by safety experts and leaders in the field of childhood agricultural injury prevention.  …